The World’s Toughest Outboard Marathon
Outboard Marathon Nationals - Racing August 10th-11th, 2019
Inland Waterway, Northern Michigan
Join the Top O’ Michigan Outboard Racing Club (TOMORC) this August for the 71st Annual Marathon. Over two days of exciting and tough outboard racing in Northern Michigan. The course navigates through 87 miles of Northern Michigan’s beautiful Inland Waterway. Registration will be Friday, August 9th, from 5 to 8 PM at the race pits. Register also on Saturday, 8-9 AM at the race pits.
Saturdays course: approx 42 miles, modified Lemans start from pits out 1/4 mile to turn bouy and then back into Indian River. Race runs through Indian River then along the West side of Mullett Lake and entering Cheboygan River and running its full length to turn around bouy in Cheboygan. The course then follows the same route back to start/finish line at pits. Sundays course: approx 42 miles, modified Lemans start from pits across Burt Lake and then North to entrance of Crooked River. Course runs through Crooked River and into and around Crooked Lake making 3 check points and then back into Crooked River. Course then continues South along the West side of Burt Lake then across the lake into the Indian River. The race travels the full length of Indian River to a check point at Mullett Lake and then back through Indian River to the start/finish line at pits. The Top O’ Michigan Outboard Racing Club welcomes new participants and race veterans alike.
The TOMORC started in 1949 as the Top O’ Michigan Marathon Association. The tomorc has continued to support the region & promote the marathon for the past 70 years. The club has 25 active members who have continued to put on the oldest & most prestigious race in the outboard marathon circuit. The Top O’ Michigan Outboard Marathon has become the Marathon Nationals for many years. In 2013, the Top O’ Michigan Marathon won the American Power Boat Association Kevin Ladd Award for Best Stock Outboard Race in Region 6.